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Sign up for text and email updates on Coronavirus and Shelter in Place orders
Officials in seven San Francisco Bay Area counties issued a shelter-in-place mandate that took effect at 12:01 a.m., Tuesday, March 17. Residents were ordered to stay at home and go outside only for food, medicine or essential meetings. To keep up with changes in our local and regional situation, sign up for alerts.
Services like transportation, grocery stores and pharmacies, are "strongly encourage to remain open," according to the "shelter in place" order for San Mateo County, available in full here.
- Read SMCCD's latest emergency notifications here.
- Call 211 for non-emergency and non-medical questions about coronavirus.
- Text "coronavirus" to 211211 for text updates.
- Sign up for SMC Alert here. Enter 94061 when prompted to enter a zip code to receive updates about Redwood City.
- Click here for the status of COVID 19 in San Mateo County.
- Click here to reach the San Mateo County Health Office website for more information.
Emergency vs. online instruction
The Difference Between Emergency Remote Teaching and Online Learning
Well-planned online learning experiences are meaningfully different from courses offered online in response to a crisis or disaster. Colleges and universities working to maintain instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic should understand those differences when evaluating this emergency remote teaching.